"Okay--I Have an Addiction" Big Cobes Homosassa2014

Ruff OneRuff One HomosassaPosts: 1,968 Captain
If there was such a group called Cobia Anonymous, Gail and I would probably have to attend at least five days a week. We are that hooked! With the wind predicted to be light today, we decided to go fishing. Of course ,"Cobia Fishing". With the seas looking like this.
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It lets me run where I want to go. We decided on a spot in 22ft. Got out the trolling rods first. Started running one Rapala 30 and a smaller Yo-Zuri deep diver. The Yo-Zuri gets hit and Cobia on. Didn't last long, hooks pull. I think I need to rethink my drag settings at strike.
With the seas flat we go to anchor. Chum out, lines set under Redi-Rigs at a depth of 12ft with a lively big pinfish. It does take long and Cobia on. I can't believe it, he's on my rod! Nice fight and the new Stowmasters net puts him in the boat.
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We get the rods set back up again, and now it's Gail turn. Doesn't take long and her Redi-Rig float goes down and she hooked into a nice one. After a 45 minute battle she works him to the boat, and the net does the job.Nice 30 lb fish comes aboard.
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At this point we just sit back and relax. We talk about fishing alittle longer, but it would be for just a trophy cobe. We are in federal waters where the limit is two fish per person. We play around awhile and decide to pull anchor and end an excellent cobia adventure!
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I still have that "Tail"problem.
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We may have "An Addiction", but it's one fun high! And anyway, we don't want to be cured.
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